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The Gulf War and Mental Health

A Comprehensive Guide

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Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clinical psychology,
  • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology,
  • Public health & preventive medicine,
  • Trauma & shock,
  • War & defence operations,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • Mental Health And Hygiene,
  • Military History - Persian Gulf War,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Psychology,
  • Middle East,
  • Mental Health,
  • Middle East - General,
  • Military - Persian Gulf War (1991),
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / General,
  • Military psychiatry,
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • War neuroses

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJames A. Martin (Editor), Linette R. Sparacino (Editor), Gregory Belenky (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10289221M
    ISBN 100275956318
    ISBN 109780275956318

    Title: Physical and Emotional Health of Gulf War Veterans Women Synopsis: This study will compare the prevalence of general and gender specific health problems between female veterans deployed to the Gulf War and those deployed elsewhere. Overall Project Objective: This study will compare the prevalence of general and gender specific health problems in Air force .   An estimated 25 percent of the , troops who engaged in the fierce battles of Operation Desert Storm and related Gulf War combat during are fighting a different, but relentless foe.

    Lloyd deMause, “The Gulf War as a Mental Disorder.” The Journal of Psychohistory 19(): ; also see the other articles in this Special Gulf War Issue (Fall ) of the Journal. Murray Waas and Craig Unger, “In the Loop: Bush’s Secret Mission.”. Gulf War and Health: Volume 8: Update of Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War 24 GULF WAR AND HEALTH Gulf area, treatments, studies of short-term health outcomes only, rehabilitation, social outcomes (for example, employment), impacts on families, or studies of long-term outcomes from known physical events, such as gun-shot wounds.

    A clinical trial is now underway at the Minneapolis VA Healthcare System to test whether an anti-inflammatory drug—a new delayed-release form of the corticosteroid prednisone—improves health-related quality of life in Veterans with Gulf War Illness. The study, projected to be completed in , will involve Veterans in all. 2 Gulf War Illness and the Health of Gulf War Veterans Gulf War illness is associated with diverse biological alterations that most prominently affect the brain and nervous system. Research findings in veterans with Gulf War illness include significant differences in brain structure and function, autonomic nervous system function.


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Health of Gulf War and Gulf War Era Veterans. InVA conducted a survey study on the health of a sample of 15, Gulf War Veterans (deployed) Gulf War Era Veterans (non-deployed).

VA followed up with these Veterans with another survey in – to learn about their recent physical and mental health. Foreword / Robert T. Joy --Preface / Faris R. Kirkland --U.S. Army mental health system: divisional and corps level mental health units / James W.

Stokes --Army mental health units The Gulf War and Mental Health book the theater of operations: an overview of the Gulf War / James A. Martin and Joe G. Fagan --Psychiatric services in the evacuation zone: a view from the U.S. Army. Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses. Certain illnesses are associated with Gulf War service in the Southwest Asia theater of military operations from August 2, to present.

Medically unexplained illnesses (also commonly referred to as Gulf War illness or Chronic Multi-symptom illness) are a significant concern for some Veterans who served during the Gulf War. Gulf War and Health: Volume 10 is an update of the scientific and medical literature on the health effects associated with deployment to the Gulf War that were identified in Volumes 4 and 8.

This report reviews and evaluates the associations between illness and exposure to toxic agents, environmental or wartime hazards, or preventive measures.

Gulf War and Health: Volume 4: Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War by Institute of Medicine, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, et al.

| out of 5 stars 1. Mental Disorders - Diagnosis of Mental Disorders - Evaluation of Disability from Mental Disorders - - - Mental Retardation and Personality Disorders/Convalescence Ratings Following Extended Hospitalization/Mental Disorders Due to Traumatic Stress - Schedule of Ratings - Mental Disorders Dental and Oral Conditions.

Among the consequences of war, the impact on the mental health of the civilian population is one of the most significant. Studies of the general population show a definite increase in the incidence and prevalence of mental disorders.

Women are more affected than men. Other vulnerable groups are children, the elderly and the by: The book is organized in a logical fashion into three parts: Mental Health Services and the Theatre of Operations, Coping With the Experience of Combat, and Assessing the Gulf War Experience.

The initial chapters in the first section focus on global mental health issues in the theater of operations and in Europe, whereas the later chapters Author: Robert E.

Hales. War Related Illness and Injury Study Center Post-Deployment Health Services, Patient Care Services Department of Veterans Affairs 1 GULF WAR ILLNESS A GUIDE FOR VETERAN HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS WHAT IS GULF WAR ILLNESS.

Gulf War Illness (GWI) is a term that refers to a group of unexplained or ill-defined chronic symptoms found in Veterans. Many Gulf War veterans have experienced a variety of physical symptoms, collectively called Gulf War illnesses.

In response to veterans’ concerns, the Department of Defense established a task force in June to investigate those incidents and circumstances related to possible causes of these unexplained illnesses.

The brief, successful Gulf War resulted in few casualties, but there were still recognizable pockets of trauma. This study examines the Mental Health Services available in the theater of operations, the preparations made to train the soldiers for the stress of combat, and details of how they coped with the experience of by: 6.

This interesting book closely examines mental health services in the Persian Gulf War. Many of the chapter authors and editors were active participants and, as a result, give a knowledgeable, graphic, and comprehensive operational book has three sections. The first, which details Author: Landy F.

Sparr. Gulf War and Health: Volume 11 evaluates the scientific and medical literature on reproductive and developmental effects and health outcomes associated with Gulf War and Post-9/11 exposures, and designates research areas requiring further scientific study on potential health effects in the descendants of veterans of any era.

Gulf War Illness. 2, likes 4 talking about this. For veterans suffering from Gulf War Illness and those who care for themFollowers: K. THE GULF WAR SETTING 1. In Gulf War and Health, Volume 4, that committee’s charge was not to review the scientific evidence on the possible health effects of various agents to which Gulf War veterans were potentially exposed, but rather to look at the prevalence of the various health effects seen in Gulf War deployed veterans and to determine if that prevalence was greater.

Emotional Aftermath of the Persian Gulf War explores the impact of war from a unique perspective—it addresses not only the effect of trauma on soldiers in combat but also the toll war takes on families and communities as a whole. In this book, experts from the Department of Defense (including Dick Cheney, former Secretary of Defense, who provides the preface), the.

In response to health concerns of Gulf War veterans, Congress in directed the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to evaluate the scientific and medical literature regarding associations between illness and exposure to the toxic agents, environmental and wartime hazards, and preventive.

June 6, -- Ten years after the end of the war with Iraq, the physical health of veterans who served in the Persian Gulf was similar to that of veterans who served elsewhere, with several Author: Salynn Boyles.

The War Related Illness and Injury Study Center provides education to Veterans who have deployment related health conditions. Some Veterans may experience symptoms of Gulf War Illnesses after a deployment. This page contains information for Veterans on this health condition.

between killing and postdeployment mental health in Gulf War veterans, after controlling for important variables such as per- ceived danger, exposure to. Research Study: Novel Interventions for Gulf War Illness Location: VA Boston Healthcare System Contact: Liz Weinstein () Researchers at VA Boston are Studying Holistic, Non-Medical Treatments for Gulf War Illness.

Many people who served in the Gulf War in and have persistent problems such as. A newly identified disorder called Gulf War illness (GWI) has affected close to 30 percent of the military personnel who served in the Persian Gulf War.

The ailment is similar to post traumatic stress disorder, though people with GWI have symptoms unrelated to other mental ailments after times of high stress.The brief, successful Gulf War resulted in few casualties, but there were still recognizable pockets of trauma.

This study examines the Mental Health Services available in the theater of operations, the preparations made to train the soldiers for the stress of combat, and details of how they coped with the experience of combat.